Paragonimiasis

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Paragonimiasis

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The terms "Paragonimiasis" returned 78 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Paragonimiasis in Children in Southwest China: A retrospective case reports review from 2005 to 2016.
 

Author(s): Zongrong Gong, Ruixue Miao, Min Shu, Yu Zhu, Yang Wen, Qin Guo, Qiong Liao, Chaomin Wan

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jun;96(25):e7265.

 

Paragonimiasis infection has no specific symptoms or typical radiologic findings, leading to the possibility of misdiagnosis. Thus, the objective of this study was to analyze clinical and radiological features, and treatment outcome of paragonimiasis in children in Southwest China ...

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2017

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Familial Mediterranean Fever with Rheumatoid Arthritis Complicated by Pulmonary Paragonimiasis.
 

Author(s): Shin-Ichi Nureki, Koji Ishii, Hideaki Fujisaki, Masataka Torigoe, Keisuke Maeshima, Hirotaka Shibata, Eishi Miyazaki, Jun-Ichi Kadota

Journal: Intern. Med.. ;55(19):2889-2892.

 

A 42-year-old woman presented with an intermittent fever and chest and back pain, and an abnormal chest shadow was detected. She was diagnosed with paragonimiasis caused by Paragonimus westermani. Praziquantel therapy improved the abnormal chest shadow, but did not relieve her symptoms. ...

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2016

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Feasibility of laparoscopic major hepatectomy for hepatic paragonimiasis: two case reports.
 

Author(s): Fei Liu, Jingyi Zhang, Chuanfen Lei, Yonggang Wei, Bo Li

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Sep;95(38):e4939.

 

Though accumulated evidence proved that laparoscopic major hepatectomy was technically feasible, it remains a challenging procedure and is limited to highly specialized centers. Paragonimiasis is one of the most important food-borne parasitic zoonoses caused by the trematode of the ...

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2016

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The terms "Paragonimiasis" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current status of Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in Ecuador.
 

Author(s): Manuel CalvopiƱa, Daniel Romero, Byron CastaƱeda, Yoshihisa Hashiguchi, Hiromu Sugiyama

Journal: Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz. 2014 Nov;109(7):849-55.

 

A review of national and international publications on paragonimiasis in Ecuador, epidemiological records from the Ministry of Public Health and unpublished research data was conducted to summarise the current status of the parasite/disease. The purpose of the review is to educate ...

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in Vietnam: an update.
 

Author(s): Pham Ngoc Doanh, Yoichiro Horii, Yukifumi Nawa

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2013 Dec;51(6):621-7.

 

Paragonimiasis is a food-borne parasitic zoonosis caused by infection with lung flukes of the genus Paragonimus. In Vietnam, research on Paragonimus and paragonimiasis has been conducted in northern and central regions of the country. Using a combination of morphological and molecular ...

Last Updated: 11 Feb 2014

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Paragonimiasis acquired in the United States: native and nonnative species.
 

Author(s): James H Diaz

Journal: Clin. Microbiol. Rev.. 2013 Jul;26(3):493-504.

 

Paragonimiasis is a parasitic lung infection caused by lung flukes of the genus Paragonimus, with most cases reported from Asia and caused by P. westermani following consumption of raw or undercooked crustaceans. With the exception of imported P. westermani cases in immigrants, in ...

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2013

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